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UNIX/LINUX

UNIX/LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to give experienced Unix/Linux users the skills and knowledge needed to be qualified system administrators.
COURSE CONTENT

 

Module 1: Hardware, Device Configuration, and Installation

  • Hardware Compatibility and Resources
  • CPU and Memory Support
  • Filesystem Device Nodes
  • System and Hotswappable Bus Support
  • Laptops
  • Block Devices and Filesystem Schemes
  • Red Hat Installer Features
  • Red Hat Linux Installation
  • Partitioning Hard Drives
  • Configuring Software RAID at Installation
  • Configuring Flexible Filesystems with LVM
  • Network Configuration and Firewall Setup
  • Package Selection
  • Validating the Installation
  • Serial Console Installation
  • Noprobe Mode
  • Driver Disks
  • Post-Install Configuration

Module 2: Filesystem Management

  • Creating and Managing Partitions
  • Filesystem Basics and Attributes
  • Filesystem Creation
  • Ext3: Journaling for Ext2 Filesystems
  • The Filesystem Hierarchy
  • Mount options and configuration
  • Connecting to Network Resources with NFS and SMB/CIFS
  • Unmounting Filesystems
  • The Auto-Mounter
  • Swap partitions
  • Filesystem Maintenance
  • Determining Filesystem Usage
  • Adding a Drive

Module 3: System Initialization and Services

  • The Boot Sequence
  • BIOS Initialization
  • The Boot Loader
  • Kernel Initialization
  • init Initialization
  • Run levels
  • Daemon Processes
  • The rc.sysinit Script
  • System V run levels
  • The rc.local Script
  • Virtual Consoles
  • System Shutdown and Reboot
  • Controlling Services

Module 4: User Administration

  • User Policy Considerations
  • The User Account Database
  • Adding a New User Account
  • Modifying/Deleting Accounts
  • Password Aging Policies
  • Authentication Configuration
  • NIS Configuration
  • Group Administration
  • Switching Accounts
  • File Ownership
  • Linux File Permission
  • SUID / SGID Executables
  • The Sticky Bit and Setgid Access Mode
  • Default File Permissions
  • User Private Groups
  • Filesystem Quota Setup and Administration

Module 5: Network Configuration

  • Network Device Recognition
  • Network Interfaces
  • Address Resolution Protocol
  • Bringing Network Interfaces Up and Down
  • Interface Configuration Files
  • Configuration Utilities
  • Multiple NICs
  • Binding Multiple IP Addresses
  • DHCP/BOOTP
  • Allowing User Control of Network Interfaces
  • Basic IP Routes
  • System Default Route
  • IP Forwarding
  • Global Network Parameters
  • Name Resolution
  • DNS Client Configuration
  • DNS and Network Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

Module 6: System Administration Tools

  • Using the Alternatives System
  • The Print System User Interface
  • CUPS Printing System Configuration
  • CUPS Queue Management
  • Task Automation With at and cron
  • Controlling Access to Task Automation
  • crontab format
  • System crontab Files
  • Using tmpwatch
  • Configuring, Maintaining and Monitoring System Logs
  • Managing the whatis Database
  • System Monitoring and Process Control
  • Tape Backups
  • Archiving with tar, dump/restore, and cpio
  • Remote Backups

Module 7: RPM, Boot Loaders, and Kickstart

  • Introduction to the RPM Package Manager
  • Installing and Removing Software with RPM
  • Installing Kernel Errata
  • RPM Queries and Verification
  • RPM Utilities and Features
  • Red Hat Network in the Enterprise
  • Red Hat Network Registration
  • The up2date utility
  • Remote Administration
  • Boot Loader Components
  • GRUB and grub.conf
  • Starting the Boot Process
  • Multiboot Systems
  • Configuring a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Network Installation Server
  • Using Kickstart to Automate Installation
  • The Kickstart Configuration File

Module 8: Kernel Services and Configuration

  • Kernel Modules and Their Configuration
  • The /proc filesystem
  • /proc/sys configuration with sysctl
  • Software RAID Configuration and Recovery
  • Flexible Filesystems with LVM
  • Using LVM to Create Snapshot Logical Volumes

Module 9: The X Window System

  • The X Protocol
  • X Security
  • xauth with ssh
  • X Modularity
  • X Extensibility
  • Window Managers
  • Display Managers
  • XFree86 Startup
  • X Server Configuration
  • The X Font Server
  • Module 10: Troubleshooting
  • Basic Troubleshooting Guidelines
  • Troubleshooting X
  • Troubleshooting Services
  • Troubleshooting Networking
  • Troubleshooting Boot Problems
  • Filesystem Corruption and Recovery
  • Recovery Run-levels
  • Boot Floppies
  • Rescue Environment Utilities
  • Rescue Environment Details